Category: Urban inequalities

Equity for Children shared its expertise about urban inequities affecting children at an invitation-only conference and workshop jointly organized by UNICEF and UN-Habitat, entitled “Strengthening Data and Research for Children in Urban Settings”.  Global university and research center experts met in Florence to discuss how to fill data gaps and strengthen available evidence based on […]
Thank you for taking a moment to join Equity for Children in observance of National Freedom Day. This day commemorates February 1st, 1865, when Abraham Lincoln signed the document which would later become known as the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, outlawing slavery. This observance day was established and first celebrated by the National […]
On October 14, economists Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee of MIT, along with Michael Kremer of Harvard gained recognition for their pioneering work in poverty reduction as recipients of the 2019 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. The work of these Nobel laureates has been monumental in the field of development economics. It did not […]
Thank you for joining our staff at Equity for Children to honor the International Day of the Girl. October 11th has served since 2012 as a day to mobilize in raising awareness and pushing forward policy agendas addressing the many obstacles that females worldwide face to fulfilling their human rights. Today also serves as a […]
Equity for Children thanks you for recognizing and taking action on September 21, International Day of Peace. Since 1981, the day has fostered peace and stability in the world by raising public awareness and mobilizing change. This year, International Day of Peace’s theme is “Climate Action for Peace”, geared toward shining a spotlight on achieving […]
Thank you for joining Equity for Children in observance of the International Day of Families. Following a 1993 UN General Assembly resolution, May 15th has served annually as a day to raise public awareness of the social, economic, and cultural challenges that families confront, particularly in contexts of deprivation. Research, advocacy efforts, and policymaking must […]

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